Congenital pulmonary sequestration
Synonyms: Congenital bronchopulmonary sequestration
Congenital pulmonary sequestration is a rare respiratory malformation characterized by a cystic or solid mass of nonfunctioning primitive segmental lung tissue that does not communicate with the tracheobronchial tree and has anomalous systemic blood supply. Intralobar pulmonary sequestration may be asymptomatic or may present with recurrent pulmonary infections hemoptysis chest pain cough and is usually diagnosed in older children and adults. Extralobar pulmonary sequestration present with respiratory distress cyanosis difficulty feeding or infection may be associated with other anomalies and is mostly diagnosed in neonates or infants.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.
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